Painting Graduate Studio

  • GENEROUS STUDIO SPACES FOR GRAD STUDENTS:  Your creative capabilities grow through dialogue with your professors, individual exploration of your art, and great collaboration in generous studio spaces our students call “awesome” in the IUP MFA in Painting program.

    The painting program engages students in contemporary approaches and ideas relevant to the medium while cognizant of its masterful traditions and techniques. 

    Painting students are challenged to be innovative thinkers, to engage their medium for creative inquiry, and to explore and refine technical skills and processes. A firm foundation in critical theory and contemporary positions in painting is emphasized. The program offers a broad range of traditional and experimental techniques to assist students in the development of a personal aesthetic.